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Hammad Akhtar

Partner, Head of Corporate for Financial Services

About Hammad

Hammad is a corporate partner who specialises in advising insurers, reinsurers, private and retail banks, and other financial institutions.  He has extensive experience of M&A, reorganisations (both domestic and cross-border), Part VII FSMA transfers, reinsurance and other corporate transactions.  During his career he has advised on some of the most significant and complex transactions in the market. In 2015 he won the 'Best Asian Professional in legal sector’ award.

He is ranked as a notable practitioner in the insurance sector by a leading legal directory. Client feedback includes: 

Hammad is 'very personable' and 'commercial, with strong all-round technical knowledge'. Legal 500

Hammad also attached praise for 'exceptional client care, detailed advice notes and great communication'. Legal 500

Hammad receives praise for his regulatory expertise and his work in complex Part VII transfers.  He is described by commentators as 'incredibly knowledgeable' and 'very commercial' Chambers UK



MA (Hons) Economic and Social History and Management Studies – University of Glasgow

Common Professional Examination (Law) – The College of Law

Legal Practice Course – The College of Law